Fall Bucket List

Here in the Northeast, fall is upon us and there are so many fun and exciting ways to enjoy the season with your family. I love the fall season where we live. Sweaters, football, campfires, apples, pumpkins… the list goes on! There are a variety of children’s books referencing fall and the holidays coming up, and there will be many future posts on those. In the meantime, here is a list of fun fall activities to start on with your loved ones!

Sharing Love With The Kissing Hand

The start of a new school year can be difficult for both parents and kids. For children starting school for the first time, it can be hard to be away from the parents they have spent most of their time with. It can also be a difficult transition for parents, as they deal with being apart from their child and watching them grow up. Today’s book provides a beautiful message to comfort both kids and parents.

Letter Recognition with Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Do you have a book from childhood that you remember word for word? The text or the illustrations jumped out at you, or you have a fond memory attached to it. Some of these books stick with us until we are parents ourselves, and then we get to share them with our own children. Today’s post is one of those books that stuck with me.

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Sight Words with Strega Nona

A big bowl of steaming pasta and a little old lady with a magic touch. That combination provides comfort and a bit of nostalgia to many. Tomie dePaola recognizes this and created Strega Nona, a little old woman who is well known in her village for solving people’s troubles with her magic touch. She has become a beloved character in a series of books, and she teaches the reader some important lessons.

Learning opportunities are everywhere!

Hello! My name is Vicki and I am a stay at home mother of a beautiful young daughter and a former teacher. I am also an avid bookworm and a crafter. I started this blog to share my love of books, my love of learning and teaching and my belief that learning opportunities are everywhere!

The best way to get a child to enjoy reading is to share the experience with them! Read to your children whenever you can and talk to them about the book. There are many ways that you can make books come alive for kids and I hope that the posts on this blog help you to discover new ways to integrate books into your child’s life in fun and innovative ways!